Kelsey Reynolds, (They/Them/Theirs) is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who currently serves as the Youth and Young Adult Coordinated Assessor and Housing Youth Development Specialist with The Salvation Army of Greater Houston’s Young Adult Resource Center. A social work graduate of both Southeastern Louisiana University and the University of Houston, Kelsey has had the opportunity to serve as an intern to a variety of community agencies such as Renew Family Resource Center, Thomas Street Health Center, and Montrose Center. For the past year, Kelsey has been a member of the Gender Infinity Conference Development Committee, a collaborative of individuals within the non-profit’s organization that creates affirming spaces for families, learners, advocates, and providers to advance relationships, knowledge, and resources that empower gender diverse people.
They are also the Facilitator of the University of Houston LGBTQ Resource Center’s Trans & Non-Binary Student Discussion Group. Kelsey’s advocacy work also includes collaboration with Transform Houston, a grassroots organization that engages communities through outreach efforts to improve the lives and legal protections of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Kelsey’s focus lies in LGBTQ+ equality, the epidemic of homelessness, and racial equality. Kelsey is a proud non-binary, queer individual, who believes in living and achieving social justice through empathy, connectedness, and activism.